Founded in 1902, the Universal College of Learning (UCOL) is a premier New Zealand government funded Institute of Technology and Polytechnic that offers a range of study options in diverse categories such as Health & Science, Arts & Design, Agriculture, education, Foundation Skills, Information Technology and many others. Located primarily in Palmerston North, UCOL also has campuses in Whanganui, Masterton and Auckland.
UCOL is renowned for specialist Health & Science training and education in the lower North Island. The state of the art facilities and industry experienced staff help healthcare students embark on a rewarding career that truly makes a difference in the lives of others. Nursing graduates from UCOL enjoy an excellent reputation both in New Zealand and overseas, and the combination of theoretical knowledge and practical learning that is imparted to students helps them prepare for success across a variety of health care settings.
A vibrant, contemporary Australian university with campuses at the Gold Coast, Lismore and Coffs Harbour, and branch campuses in Sydney and Melbourne, Southern Cross University offers industry-relevant degrees with a strong emphasis on practical learning. Ranked in the top 100 best universities in the Asia-Pacific region for 2017 by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, Southern Cross University enjoys a strong demand for students. International students can choose from study programs in Arts and Social Sciences, Business, Science and Engineering and Health and Human Sciences, among others.
Nursing students can take advantage of comprehensive courses that combine foundational science, professional knowledge and clinical experiences to prepare graduates for a successful career in nursing and health.Southern Cross University is well known for its research facilities, with staff and students undertaking research in a wide range of areas, including civil engineering, complementary and alternative medicine, human movement and sports science, and nursing,to name a few.
Popularly known as Australia’s university of enterprise, UniSA is South Australia’s largest university, and offers a diverse range of programs designed in partnership with industry including Technology, Arts, Health Sciences and Business courses. In the year 2015, UniSA has been ranked in the world’s top 50 under 50 at #25 and named as one of the world’s best young universities by QS and #38 by Times Higher Education.
The nursing and midwifery qualifications at UniSA stay relevant to global advancements, and graduates are guaranteed well-reputed, practical qualifications that ensure that they are well equipped to face work challenges. With a strong focus on theory and practical experience, nursing students will gain work exposure in clinician led, state-of-the-art hospital and health service on campus.2017 QS Subject Rankings place the Nursing program at UniSA in the World Top 50 for Nursing, and the teaching excellence here prompts many students to make this university their first choice.